Cost Controller - OSLO


On behalf of one of our customers, we are looking for a Cost Controller for a long-term assignment.

Key Responsibilities
  • Transfer tender budgets into the project cost control system, developing a common understanding of and ownership of the budgets with the project management team and budget responsible(s)
  • Participate in establishing and maintaining a project coding structure and its interdependence across project control systems
  • Responsible for the correct distribution, coding, and reporting of all project costs, together with budget responsible(s), by client contract requirements and Company guidelines
  • Monthly project financial reporting: Production of project accruals, performing analysis of variances between forecasted and actual expenditures and results, supporting project and company management in understanding changes and deviations
  • Responsible for maintaining and reporting accurate project cash flow forecasts
  • Responsible for incorporating changes to forecasts based on VOs, inputs from project management, and other project team members
  • Participate in the estimation of Variation Orders Requests, prepare supporting calculations and documentation, and evaluate the economic impact of changes to the scope of work
  • Monthly Client cost reporting
  • Monthly invoicing to Clients
  • Participate in developing and applying data-driven approaches to project control, supporting the project and company in making decisions based on data

  • BSC/MSc. within Business, Engineering, Project Management or equivalent
  • Preferably 5 years of experience performing cost control in engineering or offshore projects 
  • Technical understanding of the application of cost control for engineering and offshore projects
  • Strong Excel knowledge
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Fluent/Good Norwegian an English written and verbal skills
  • Experience with D365 Business Central will be an advantage.

  • Location: OSLO

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Finn-Einar Mæle, General Manager in FinnPersonal Search & Selection, by phone +47 926 84 466 and/or email at